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Coming up on News 7-
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An accident in Danville tonight leaves one person dead and two other injured.
The National D'Day Memorial in Bedford is getting a helping hand from more than 50- volunteers.
And-- more than 500- soldiers leave Texas to help battle fires out west.
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News 7 is next.

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An accident in Danville tonight kills one woman and sends two others to the hospital.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.[Fatal-Danville]


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It happened around 8:30 this evening on Central Boulevard in Danville.
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Police say 56-year old Charles Patrick Goodman of Danville crossed the median and struck a pick-up truck head on. A female passenger in the car was killed .. Police say she was NOT carrying identification. Goodman and the pick-up driver, (Lewis) Louis Durham of Danville, were taken to the hospital. Their injuries are apparently not life-threatening. Traffic was blocked for more than an hour as police worked to clear the scene.
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[D-Day-Memorial]


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Volunteers are making it possible for the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford to stay open on the weekends. Kate Weidaw has more.
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(( The gates to the National D-Day Memorial are now open on the weekend. Folks who can't come during the week are taking advantage of the extra hours to see the statues, the Overlord Arch, and the ongoing construction.
George Murphy is one of 56 volunteers who is making it possible for visitors to come on the weekend and have any questions about the memorial answered.

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((GEORGE MURPHY/VOLUNTEER: YOUNGER PEOPLE NOW KNOW ABOUT NORMANDY AND D-DAY AND THEY WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT IT, AND THERE IS A CURIOSITY AND THEY WANT TO SEE IT AND BE HERE.))
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Beverly Salyards made the drive from Harrisonburg to see the Memorial.

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((BEVERLY SALYARDS: IT BRINGS BACK TO MANY MEMORIES.))
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Salyards severed in the 175-th company and arrived the day after the Normandy invasion.

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((BEVERLY SALYARDS: I FEEL LIKE THE YOUNGER GENERATION HAS FORGOTTEN THE SACRIFICES.))
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((BEVERLY SALYARDS: AND WITHOUT THE SACRIFICES WE WOULDN'T HAVE THE FREEDOM WE HAVE TODAY, WE'D HAVE SWASTIKA ALL OVER THE PLACE INSTEAD OF FLAGS FLYING.))
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And while veterans like Salyards told old stories about the war a younger generation came to appreciate what so many lost their lives for.

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((TOM MAGRI: IT'S AN AMAZINGLY POWERFUL STATEMENT THAT BOTH THE ARCH ITSELF AND THE STARKNESS THAT REMINDS PEOPLE OF WHAT THE MEN WENT THROUGH INTO THE D-DAY INVASION.))
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It's those kinds of statements that lets George Murphy know it's important to keep the memorial open on the weekend.

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((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: BUT THE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM WILL ONLY KEEP THE MEMORIAL OPEN ON THE WEEKEND THROUGH NOVEMBER 22ND. YOU CAN CHECK IT OUT SATURDAY 11 TO 5 AND SUNDAY 1 TO 5. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7 BEDFORD.))
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Hundreds gathered in the German capital today to mark the 39th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall.


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To mark the occasion-- a replica of "Checkpoint Charlie" was unveiled, this time as a tourist symbol not as a symbol of the cold war.
From 1961 to 1990... U-S soldiers used the guardhouse, which was built by the American military, to register Western military forces crossing into East Berlin.
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[WX1] [11:00pm] [08/13/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST


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The National Democratic Convention kicks off in Los Angeles tomorrow.
Manuel Gallegus has more on how the city of angels is gearing up for the big day.
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DEMONSTRATORS IN THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES ON THE EVE OF THE CONVENTION THE FIRST OF MANY LARGE PROTESTS PLANNED FOR THIS WEEK.
PROTEST ORGANIZERS FOUGHT AND WON THE LEGAL RIGHT TO BE NEAR THE CONVENTION HALL, WITHIN EARSHOT OF THE DELEGATES.
WITH 9300 OFFICERS, THE LOS ANGELES POLICE HAS TRAINED FOR OVER A YEAR, PAPARING FOR POSSIBLE CONFRONTATION.

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THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION PROMISES TO BE A SHOW OF WEALTH AND POWER NOT UNLIKE THE CAREFULLY SCRIPTED REPUBLICAN GATHERING.
DELEGATES ARE HOPING FOR SOME UN-PLANNED EXCITEMENT.

-SOT-AL GORE,


THE MAN OF THE HOUR, AL GORE IS CAMPAIGNING IN THE MIDWEST.....
WHEN PRESIDENT CLINTON AND THE FIRST LADY TAKE CENTER STAGE MONDAY NIGHT, THE GORE CAMP WILL BE WATCHING FROM ST. LOUIS.

-SOT-BILL CLINTON


GORE SUPPORTERS HAVE CRITICIZED THE FIRST COUPLE FOR UP-STAGING THE CANDIDATE THE CLINTONS ARE POPULAR IN DONATION-RICH HOLLYWOOD, THEY RAISED AN ESTIMATED 11-MILLION DOLLARS IN THE PAST DAY.
-STAND-UP-))
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Pat Buchanan says there's no room for haters in his campaign.
The Reform Party presidential nominee has picked black conservative, Ezola (ee-ZOH-lah) Foster, as his running mate. [vo-nat 15:07:08]
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Last night-- Buchanan claimed his party's nomination in Long Beach, California.
Today-- he went on the Sunday morning talk show circuit.
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(( WE DON'T WANT ANYONE WHO HATES ANYONE, WE DON'T WANT ANY BIGOTS, WE DON'T WANT ANYONE WHO HATES JEWISH FOLKS.))
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Buchanan is one of two nominees in the split Reform Party.
His rival, John (HAYG-lihn) Hagelin picked Silicon Valley businessman Nat Goldhaber (GOHLD'-hah-bur) as his running mate.

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John Boyd is at the Democratic National Convention, trying to raise campaign money in his race for Congress against incumbent Virgil Goode.
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The Mecklenburg County farmer says he's gotten little monetary support from state and national Democrats. As of June 30th, his campaign reported only 12-hundred dollars in the bank - compared to Goode's 500-thousand dollars.

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Goode left the Democratic party earlier this year and showed up as a visitor at the Republican National Convention two weeks ago.

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In the 65 year history of the Old Fiddlers Convention, never before had two musicians tied for the top honors-- until now.
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Thousands gathered in Felts Park this week for six days of competition.
The convention , sponsored by the Galax Moose Lodge, ended today with the presentation of awards, including 20- thousand dollars in cash prizes.
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Guitarist Wayne Henderson from Mouth of Wilson, and Old-Time fiddler Greg Hooven, of Staunton, were named Best All- Around Performers.
The group, Fescue, from Marion, Virginia, won the bluegrass band competition.
The New Ballards Branch Bog-trotters, from Galax, were named the top old-time band.


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Up next .. We'll have the latest on talks between Verizon and its striking employees.
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And some Firestone customers report their tires are faulty - even though the wheels AREN'T on the recall list .. News 7 will be right back.
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[Verizon]


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The latest contract offer by Verizon isn't sitting well with striking union workers.
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Thousands of Verizon employees in Virginia and eleven other states are entering the second week of the strike.
A Verizon spokesman says their latest offer represented a summary of everybody's concerns. But officials of the two striking unions say some key issues weren't addressed in the new offer and that some existing protections for workers were reduced.
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Some drivers who don't have tires on the Firestone recall list are getting their wheels checked out anyway.
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Cathy Greer has six month old Firestone Tires on her 19-99 Mercury Mountaineer.
They are NOT on the recall list.
But when she took her truck to this Salem shop, the mechanic noticed a problem.
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((CATHY GREER/CUSTOMER: THEY DID FIND A SEPARATION ON THE TIRE WHERE THE TIRE MEETS THE SIDE WALL AND INDEED THEY ARE SEPARATING AND WE DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH LONGER IT WOULD HAVE LASTED.))
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The Ford Motor company today claimed many of the recalled tires were manufactured during a strike at the company's plant in Illinois.
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[Renaissance]


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What used to be an old hardware store in Lynchburg has been given a new look and a new purpose.
In this week's "Virginia Profile," Steve Smallshaw shows us how the Renaissance Theater is taking center stage.
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(( Some might say the heyday of Lynchburg theater ended when the curtain came down on the Academy of Music in the 1950's..
For decades, there was no viable downtown theater for live entertainment.. all that changed a few months ago.
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((THIS IS WHAT IN ALL THEATERS IS REFERRED TO AS A GREEN ROOM.. ))
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Now the inside of an old hardware store on Commerce Street has been transformed into a vibrant, working theater.
For three years, Tom Nowell and dozens of volunteers with the Renaissance Theater group have poured their time and energy into renovating the building and turning it into their group's first permanent home.
This is show business on a small scale.. the "black box" theater as it's called can be adapted to all different kinds of sets.. it seats no more than a hundred.. so don't come here expecting a big production.
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((TOM NOWELL: YOU CAN'T HAVE 76 TROMBONES MARCH THROUGH THIS 40 BY 40 FOOT ROOM, BUT WE'RE PROBABLY A LITTLE BIT BETTER TO DO THE SMALLER SHOWS, THE MORE INTIMATE TYPE OF SHOWS, WHERE AS YOU CAN SEE THE AUDIENCE IS VERY, VERY CLOSE TO THE STAGE AND TO THE PERFORMANCE.))
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((WHY DON'T WE START RIGHT AT THE BEGINNING OF THAT LAST ACT..))
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So it's just right for plays like "April Morning", a three- person show written and directed by local playwright Linda Nell Cooper.
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((I KNOW IT'S GOING TO BE PRETTY ROUGH ON YOU, ESPECIALLY WHEN I'M GONE.. I COULD STAY IF YOU NEED ME..))
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Cooper's play could have debuted anywhere, but she says her work and the Renaissance were a perfect fit.
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((THEY'RE KNOWN TO BE A THEATER THAT TAKES RISK, THEY'RE KNOWN TO BE A THEATER THAT'S EXPERIMENTAL.. WE DON'T HAVE ANY OTHER THEATER THAT'S A BLACK- BOX STYLE LIKE THIS IN LYNCHBURG.. YOU HAVE TO GO TO CHARLOTTESVILLE OR ROANOKE, SO IT'S THE FIRST TIME TO HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS WHERE YOUR WORK CAN BE DONE, SO THAT'S QUITE AN HONOR.))
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Opening night for "April Morning" was sold out, and the Nowells say people are starting to discover the Renaissance Theater and the downtown area.
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((PAM NOWELL: PEOPLE NEED TO BE AWARE OF ALL THE GOOD THINGS THAT CAN HAPPEN DOWN HERE.. AND THERE'S A LOT THAT CAN HAPPEN IN THE EVENING IN TERMS OF EATING PLACES AND ENTERTAINMENT PLACES AND OF COURSE THEATER.))
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

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The American Heart Association is benefiting from couples in love. The organization will receive all proceeds from a bridal show today at the Clarion Hotel in Roanoke.
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Brides-to-be had a chance to check out the latest styles in gowns.
Booths were also set up with local photographers, caterers, and entertainment.
Organizers say the event takes the guess work out of putting a wedding together.
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((ERIN WAYBRIGHT/ORGANIZER: THERE'S SO MUCH INVOLVED IN PLANNING A WEDDING YOU HAVE TO GO HERE AND BRINGING IT ALL INTO ONE PLACE YOU GET ALL THE INFORMATION AT ONCE SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO TO EACH INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS.))
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Next on News 7 .. An enraged airline passenger dies while attempting to attack a pilot in mid-air .. The details ahead.
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And torrential rainfall in New Jersey has forced some out of their homes. More on the soggy situation, after the break.
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Some breaking news to report .. Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at the Bethel Holliness Church on Grove Street in Danville. We have a news crew on the scene .. We'll bring you the very latest details as they become available.

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It was chaos on a Southwest Airline flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake city, this weekend.
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A passenger went into a rage, attacking the cockpit door as the pilot was preparing to land.
Several passengers proceeded to restrain the man-- who ended up dying.
Officials say the 19- year old died of a heart attack after the incident.
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((I GOT A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS MORE WHEN I SAW...THAT NO ONE COULD CONTROL THIS PERSON. AND THE GUY THAT DID UM, THAT WAS ACTUALLY LAYING MORE RIGHT ON TOP OF HIM WAS JUST BLOODY -A BLOODY MESS.))
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The pilot landed the plane safely.
None of the 121 passengers on board was seriously hurt.
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Weary Western firefighters are getting some help as more Army soldiers head to the fire lines.
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More than 550 soldiers left Fort Hood, Texas today for Montana. They follow 500 other Fort Hood soldiers who were sent earlier to Idaho. Hundreds of evacuees have been allowed to return to their homes south of Helena, Montana, as a change in the weather allowed firefighters to get a better handle on the flames. But there are still 76 fires burning in 13 states.
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More than a foot of rain has fallen in portions of the Northeast this weekend, causing millions of dollars in damage.


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Some residents of Sparta, New Jersey were evacuated today due to fears over mudslides. And a large portion of the state was under flash flood warnings as rivers swelled their banks. Several roads and bridges were destroyed by the heavy rains which drenched the region yesterday.
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The Salem Avalanche was looking for the sweep in game three of it's three game homestand against Winston Salem tonight.
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The tarp would come off the field at Salem Memorial after a rain delay.
Chuck Crowder was looking for his 14th win for the Avs
and it looked like the Warthogs Geronimo Mendoza would make it easy on him with this wild pitch in the bottom of the first, Matt Holiday is at the plate and makes way for Jerome Alviso. 1-nothing Salem.
[SUPER=37-Winston-Salem/9/Salem/2;]The very next inning, Mendoza throws another wild pitch and Justin Hemme is gonn

a come on down to give the Avs a two run lead.
The Hogs Brandon Hyde brings in Tim Hummel on a one bagger to tie it at 2-2 in the third and Winston-Salem avoids the sweep with the 9-2 win.
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The Redskins beat the Patriots Friday night 30 to 20 but did suffer a minor casualty when defensive tackle Dan Wilkinson went down with injury.
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Late in the first half against New England, Wilkinson's left knee buckled after hitting Drew Bledsoe. He will miss the wrest of the pre season with a grade two sprain.
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[S-Sox]


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The Chicago White Sox have the second best record in baseball behind the Atlantsa Braves.
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Today, the Sox lost 5-3 to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in an exciting finish as the Devil Rays John Flaherty says whaaaazzzz upppppp to a bottom of the ninth inning pitch, a three run blast that gave Tampa Bay the win.
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[S-Brazil]


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This Wednesday through Friday, professional and amateur soccer players from Brazil will be at Berglund Soccer Complex for training clinics and an exhibition game against the Roanoke Stars under 18 team. All Roanoke youth soccer players are invited to come out.
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((JEFF GARNER/SOCCER CLINICS ORGANIZER:))
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In addition to a Christian message from the Brazilians, top high school players from the area will be on hand on the final day.
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Contact Cave Spring Baptist Church for more information on the soccer Clinics.

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It took Steve park 77 starts before he recorded his first Winston Cup win and he did it today in the road course Global Crossing at the Glen.
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Points leader Bobby Labonte was ready for the Watkins Glen 11 turn road course, But Dale Earnhardt had trouble right here, hitting the wall to bring out one of the five cautions on the day, he finished 25th.
Dale Junior also did not have a good day, he crashes here and would finish 40th on the day.
Jeff Gordon had won six straight road course races but on the lap 67 restart he was the last car on the lead lap and would end up 23rd.
Steve park would win the race in his homestate, holding off Mark Martin for his first Winston Cup victory.
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Jeff Burton was 3rd, Robby Gordon 4th, and Bobby Labonte fifth. Rick Mast was 19th, Ward Burton 22nd, Elliott Sadler 28th, followed by Stacy Compton.

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The Virginia men's basketball team leaves for a six game trip to Germany, Belgium and France August 16th in hopes of furthering their European knowledge and with a mindset to gain experience against club and professional teams.
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During this past Friday's news conference Gillen also addressed the loss of guard Majestic Mapp to a torn ligament in his right knee that will sideline him up to six months.
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While the Virginia linebackers are drawing most of the attention this pre-season, watch out for one up and coming pass defender.
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On media day Friday, safety Jerton Evans looked confident. He should be the strongest link in a secondary that graduated both corners. He's been working out all summer.
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Of the 10 starters returning on defnese for the VMI football team, Denise Allen says two of them are former Friday Football Extra stars that should make a difference.
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(( Football wasn't the only sport Chris Morris played for Alleghany. Morris also made some moves on the hardwood in high school.
But these days he's lining up as an outside linebacker for the Keydets. Coach Cal McCombs says his role on the squad is one that includes of high intensity.
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Mike Bradley came to VMI from Jefferson Forest. The sophomore is at the other outside linebacker spot.
The Keydets allowed more than 36 points a game last year, the worst in the Southern Conference.
Bradley and the other defenders expect the experience they gained last season under Coach McCombs to help them improve on last years performance.
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Football is not the only lesson, Bradley says he'll take away from VMI.
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Bradley and Morris will join the rest of the Keydets on the field on September second when Duquesne comes on Post.


Denise Allen News 7. )) [Fire-Update]
An update to a story we told you about earlier .. Firefighters are on the scene of a blaze at Bethel Holliness Church on Grove Street in Danville ..


Tune in to New 7 mornin tomorrow AT 6 A-M for the latest information.[Close-ID]


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